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Katerina Dalaka

About Katerina Dalaka

Greek Hurdler who is known for competing in the 400m hurdles. She is also known for being a sprinter in several different relay events including the 100m and 400m. 

Early life

With a passion for the sport early on, she was accepted into the GS Neapoli Chalkida club which allowed her to compete in her first Panhellenic Games in 2014. In 2016 she competed in her first European Championship in the Netherlands. 


She has competed in several Greek Championships including in 2016 at the Panhellenic games where she placed first in both the 100m and 400m hurdles. 

Family of Katerina Dalaka

She was born and raised in Munich, Germany but later moved to Greece to compete as a hurdler. 

Close associates of Katerina Dalaka

Periklis Iakovakis is another Greek athlete who competes in the 400m hurdle event. 

Kendra Harrison

About Kendra Harrison

Hurdler who, in July 2016, broke the the world record in the women s 100 metres hurdles that had stood for nearly three decades. She accomplished this feat after winning NCAA titles in the 60 and 100 metres hurdles with the University of Kentucky Wildcats the previous year. 

Early life

She played soccer before joining the track team at Clayton High School in North Carolina. She went on to win state titles in 2010 and 2011.


At the 2014 SEC Championships, she became the first person to win both the 100 and 400 metres hurdles in the same year since 1999.

Family of Kendra Harrison

She was adopted by Gary and Karon Harrison and grew up with ten other children, most of whom were also adopted. 

Close associates of Kendra Harrison

She broke the world record in the women s 100 metres hurdles set by Yordanka Donkova in 1988.

Dawn Harper-Nelson

About Dawn Harper-Nelson

Hurdler who won gold in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2008 Olympics and won silver in the same event at the 2012 Olympics.

Early life

She was a six-time state champion at East St. Louis Senior High School in Illinois. She won gold in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2003 Pan American Junior Championships.


She made an appearance in a season 10 episode of the TLC series Say Yes to the Dress.

Family of Dawn Harper-Nelson

She grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois and has two brothers and two sisters. She married Alonzo Nelson in 2013.

Close associates of Dawn Harper-Nelson

After she won a gold medal in 2008, then-governor Rod Blagojevich declared October 6 Dawn Harper Day.

Pascal Martinot-Lagarde

About Pascal Martinot-Lagarde

Hurdler who won the 2015 European Indoor Championships in the 60 meter hurdles and the 2018 European Championships in the 110 meter hurdles. He was previously a World Champion at the junior level, winning the 110 meter under-20 gold in 2010.

Early life

He hails from Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France.


In 2014, he defeated the French record in the 110 meters that had stood for nearly a decade with a time of 12.95. 

Family of Pascal Martinot-Lagarde

He is the younger brother of fellow hurdler Thomas Martinot-Lagarde.

Close associates of Pascal Martinot-Lagarde

He competed against Gregor Traber at the 2018 European Championships.



Colin Jackson

About Colin Jackson

Former hurdler who won silver in the 1988 Olympics 110-meter hurdles and won gold at the 1993 and 1999 World Championships in the same event.

Early life

He attended Llanedeyrn High School in Wales and played basketball and rugby.


He won gold in the 60-meter hurdles at the 1999 World Indoor Championships.

Family of Colin Jackson

His sister Suzanne Packer became an actress.

Close associates of Colin Jackson

Sprinter Linford Christie also won a silver medal for Great Britain in the 1988 Olympics, his coming in the men s 100 meter race.



Edwin Moses

About Edwin Moses

He won the gold medal in the 400 meter hurdles at both the 1976 and 1984 Olympics, as well as a bronze medal in 1988 in Seoul.

Early life

At Morehouse College, he majored in physics and industrial engineering.


He is a Gold Medal winning track star (hurdles), who won 107 consecutive finals (in races).

Family of Edwin Moses

He was married to Myrella Bordt for ten years.

Close associates of Edwin Moses

He was very impressed by the unmatched performance of Usain Bolt.